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Michigan trying to stay alive at WCWS

Haylie Wagner and the Wolverines have a slim lead as they try to force a deciding Game 3 against Florida (Live on ESPN/WatchESPN).

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Thompson clears protocol, OK to play in Game 1

Klay Thompson has completed the NBA's concussion protocol, clearing the Golden State Warriors guard to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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FIFA presidency: Who's next? (1:09)
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Clayton: Newton's deal sets the stage for Wilson

Two things will likely happen for Russell Wilson following the Cam Newton deal: His negotiations with the Seahawks will resolve more quickly, and he'll become one of the NFL's highest-paid QBs.

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Goodell tells NFLPA he'll hear Brady's appeal

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has formally rejected the NFL Players Association's motion to recuse himself as arbitrator of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal hearing June 23.

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Scottie Pippen @ScottiePippen

Hoiberg will definitely be a breath of fresh air for the Bulls and fans will love his up-tempo offense. Players will enjoy playing for him.

Houston catches fire in the 3rd

The Astros capped off a 5-run 3rd inning with back-to-back home runs from Evan Gattis and Luis Valbuena, the fourth time this season Houston has gone deep back-to-back and the second time this week. The 'Stros lead 5-4 through 3. Follow live

Mark Saxon @markasaxon

Now, Joc hits one 15 rows up in straightaway center field. It seemed about as long as the last one.

Pillar takes rare HRs from Scherzer

Kevin Pillar is the fifth player with a multi-HR game vs. Max Scherzer since 2010, joining David Ortiz, Jorge Posada, Justin Morneau and Chris Dickerson. The Blue Jays lead the Nationals 4-3 in the 7th. Follow live

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Gallo's grand MLB debut
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So how did Joey Gallo outdo his 2-RBI single in his first major-league at-bat? The Rangers 3B just launched a two-run homer 430 feet to give Texas a 6-2 lead in the third inning. Gallo is 2-for-2 with a HR and 4 RBIs. Follow live

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Tiger plays 2nd practice round for Open
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Tiger Woods played under cloudy skies and periodic showers during his second practice round at Chambers Bay in Washington to prepare for the U.S. Open in two weeks. Woods has competed in just two tournaments since February.

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Baseball Tonight @BBTN

Impressive: Kevin Pillar with a 2-HR game More impressive: Kevin Pillar with a 2-HR game against Max Scherzer

Back to the future nostalgia in Miami
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In "Back to the Future II," the Cubs swept Miami in the 2015 World Series. With Chicago in town, the Marlins are looking to #RewriteTheFuture, complete with shirts declaring themselves '15 AL champions. No hoverboards, though

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Still scoreless at Fenway Park
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Clay Buchholz has 8 strikeouts through 6 shutout innings, but Mike Pelfrey has also kept the Red Sox off the board heading into the 7th. Follow live

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FIFA ethics committee 'takes note' of news
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"The chamber will continue its mandate along with the adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee of consistently ensuring compliance with FIFA's Code of Ethics and will make this its highest priority, regardless of who is President. The body's independence from the President, regardless of who is exercising this function, is a key part of good corporate governance.

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NBA seeking college coaches again

Fred Hoiberg joins Billy Donovan and Brad Stevens as recent NBA coaching hires from the college ranks, after years of spotty results. Is this the start of a new trend? Making the jump

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Marlins grab lead over Cubs
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Marcell Ozuna came through with a 2-out bases-clearing double off Kyle Hendricks in the fifth innings to give Miami a 4-2 lead. Follow live

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Sunil Gulati: An occasion for optimism
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Said the U.S. Soccer Federation president: "The announcement today by President Blatter represents an exceptional and immediate opportunity for positive change within FIFA. ... This is the first of many steps towards real and meaningful reform within FIFA."

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Owner: Red Sox 'painful to watch'
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John Henry offered support for manager John Farrell and GM Ben Cherington today, and said the postseason is still possible despite a 22-29 start. " ... this is a strong team. They've just played not up to their capabilities." Adjustments to be made

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